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Bluegrass Billbug

Bluegrass Billbug

Sphenophorous Parvulus

Bluegrass Billbugs are most active in spring and late summer.

Control

Application of insecticides during the time that the larvae are feeding within the grass stems often results in successful control measures.

Identification

  • 1/4 inch long
  • Gray-to-black beetle
  • Long snout

Life Cycle

  • Egg
  • Larva
  • Pupa
  • Adult
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